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Tag Archives: police wrap

Italian Club rolled

By 29 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

ACT Policing is seeking assistance from patrons who may be able to identify the man who robbed the Italo Australian Club in Forrest on Saturday, July 28.
About 11.35pm that night, the offender entered the club on Franklin Street and threatened a staff member with a hunting knife. The man stole a sum of cash and [...]

Police linking 2010 robbery to a 1999 murder

By 29 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

ACT Policing has uncovered important new information which indicates a possible link between two Canberra crime scenes, some 12 years apart, which may assist in solving the 1999 murder of McKellar woman Irma Palasics.
While the two crimes appear unrelated, police are releasing CCTV footage of an aggravated burglary which occurred in Phillip around 1.50am on [...]

A hero emerges in Kaleen thanks to police video, but his dog wasn’t much use

By 28 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Following on from this morning’s report of a brutal robbery at the Kaleen Caltex ACT Policing has trialled a new system to let us have the video from the event.
And isn’t it just a cracker? The dog walker taking charge like a boss is priceless and the pratfalls of the thuggish thief will live long [...]

Kaleen Caltex rolled with a tyre iron

By 28 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery took place at the Caltex service station in Kaleen on Friday night (August 24).
Around 11pm a young man entered the Caltex service station and bought a packet of Tally Ho’s from the shop attendant.
On leaving the service station the man stood at the doorway preventing the [...]

Cash, cigs, and booze liberated from Conder Local Liquor

By 28 August 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery took place in Conder on Friday night (August 24).
Around 8.15pm, a man armed with a knife entered the Corks Local Liquor and threatened two staff members standing behind the counter. The man made demands for cash, cigarettes and alcohol.
The staff members complied with the demands before [...]

Police car hits 19yr old in Civic

By 24 August 2012

ACT Policing is investigating an incident early today (Friday, August 24), in which a 19-year-old pedestrian collided with a police car and received minor injuries.
The police car was on a routine, city-based patrol and turning the corner of London Circuit and Verity Lane, in Civic, when the incident occurred. The man fell to the ground [...]

Guns and drugs in Rivett

By 24 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

ACT Policing has seized a number of firearms and cannabis plants after a warrant was executed in Rivett early this morning (August 24).
Around 5am, ACT Policing officers from Judicial Operations and the Firearms Registry executed the warrant at the Rivett house.
During the search of the house, police located a hand grenade, fireworks and a number [...]

Big blow bust in Deakin

By 22 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Following the discovery of a quantity of drugs at a Deakin residence yesterday (Tuesday, August 21), ACT Policing’s Drug Investigations Team will oppose bail on a 51-year-old man when he appears in the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow (Thursday, August 23).
Belconnen General Duties patrol members executed a Crimes Act warrant on a Deakin residence yesterday in [...]

Braddon Civic Video rolled at knife point

By 22 August 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery took place in Lonsdale Street, Braddon yesterday afternoon (August 21).
Around 1pm yesterday, a man armed with a large kitchen knife entered the Civic Video store, and made demands for cash. The staff member complied with the demand, and the man removed a sum of cash from [...]

BMX Bandit in Fadden Pines!

By 22 August 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a 15-year-old teenager and 11-year-old child were confronted by a male teenager armed with a pocketknife in Fadden Pines parkland on Saturday afternoon (August 18).
Around 4pm on Saturday, the two victims were jogging through Fadden Pines when they were approached by a male teenager riding a BMX.
The teenage [...]

Won’t anybody think of the truck drivers?

By 22 August 2012

ACT Policing has added its support to the heavy vehicle industry during Truck Week, warning of the difficulties faced by truck drivers when there is a lack of consideration by other road users.
Truck Week runs until Friday, and is promoted by the Australian Trucking Association and Trucksafe as a mean of highlighting the common issues [...]

Tasers, fake IDs and replica firearm in Turner haul

By 16 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

ACT Policing Criminal Investigations Fraud Team officers have seized more than 130 counterfeit driver’s licences, two taser-like devices, electronic equipment and a replica firearm during the execution of a search warrant in Turner yesterday afternoon (August 15).
Around 10am yesterday, police executed the warrant on a Turner apartment after a lengthy police investigation into counterfeit identification [...]

David Aboui still missing

By 15 August 2012

ACT Policing has grave concerns for the welfare of David Abuoi, a 35-year-old man missing since early July.
David was reported missing to City Police Station by his cousin on Saturday (August 4), who was concerned for David’s welfare after not speaking with him for more than three weeks.
David is African in appearance, approximately 175cm (5’9”) [...]

NSW police looking for Queanbeyan scumbag

By 15 August 2012

Police are appealing for information after a young girl was approached by a man in the State’s south.
About 4.15pm today (Thursday 9 August 2012), a 13-year-old girl was walking home from school along Sassafras Crescent, Queanbeyan, when a white utility pulled up alongside her.
A man driving the utility spoke to the girl, asking [...]

Late night Waramanga pursuit in a Corolla

By 14 August 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 20-year-old O’Malley man after a vehicle pursuit overnight in Waramanga.
Around 2.40am this morning (Tuesday, August 14), police were conducting stationary speed detection along Namatjira Drive when they detected a dark-coloured Toyota Corolla exceeding the speed limit.
Police attempted to stop the vehicle, but after the vehicle failed to stop, a pursuit [...]

Gungahlin firebombing

By 14 August 2012

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to two house fires in Gungahlin this week.
About 10pm on Sunday (August 12), police attended Helby Street in Harrison where they were advised by ACT Fire and Rescue that a fire had been extinguished. There was no structural damage to the house.
Police also attended a burnt out house on [...]

Death on Gungahlin Drive

By 14 August 2012

A 27-year-old Yass man has died at Calvary Hospital after falling off his bike on Gungahlin Drive this morning (Tuesday, August 14).
At 6.25am, ACT Policing received reports from ACT Ambulance Service that a cyclist was injured on Gungahlin Drive.
The man was taken to the Calvary Hospital where he died.
ACT Policing’s Collision, Investigation and Reconstruction team [...]

Police make a move on First Instance Warrants

By 14 August 2012

ACT Policing has joined forces with NSW Police in a coordinated effort to address the issue of outstanding ‘First Instance Warrants’ (FIWT).
There are approximately 1300 FIWT’s in the ACT for crimes such as shop lifting, not attending court or late tax returns.
Judicial Operations Acting Superintendent Donna Hofmeier said letters would be sent to those persons [...]

Woman mugged walking past Glebe Park. It’s the Manhattan vibe!

By 13 August 2012

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a robbery at Glebe Park on Saturday evening (11 August).
Between 10.30pm and 11pm, a woman was walking along Akuna Street, past Glebe Park towards Bunda Street, when she was approached from behind by a man with a dark complexion.
The man is described as approximately 20-30 years old and [...]

Wig and pen safe lifter nabbed

By 13 August 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Gordon man for a burglary at the Wig and Pen Tavern and Brewery in Civic last month.
Police will allege between 1.30am and 10am on Sunday 29 July, the man entered the licensed premises on Alinga Street and stole a safe, containing cash and a set of master keys.
On Thursday [...]

Now the hipsters are getting into robbery

By 11 August 2012

ACT Policing has released CCTV images of the man believed responsible for the robbery at the Coffee Club in Belconnen Westfield on Wednesday (August 8).
At 5.35pm, a female employee was counting money after closing the café when a man walked behind the service counter. The woman tried to grab the money however the man pushed [...]

Tuggers car BBQ!

By 11 August 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two vehicle fires which occurred Southside early this morning (Saturday, August 11)
About 4.20am police were called to the basketball courts at St Mary McKillop College in Wanniassa, where a silver Subaru Heritage had been set on fire and extinguished by ACT Fire and Rescue.
About 6.11am police attended a second [...]

Guess what colour the Commodore in the police pursuit was?

By 11 August 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Dunlop man following a vehicle pursuit in Belconnen yesterday afternoon (Friday, August 10).
Around 2.20pm Belconnen Patrol members were conducting a mobile patrol along Kuringa Drive when they saw a white Holden Commodore travelling at excessive speed.
Police activated their lights and sirens attempting a traffic stop on the vehicle, however [...]

13 year old Gilmore boy mugged

By 10 August 2012

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a robbery of a 13-year-old boy in Gilmore yesterday (Thursday 9 August).
About 3.30pm the boy got off a bus in Gilmore, walked through Litchfield Place towards Isabella Drive.
As he got close to the roundabout on Isabella Drive and Hambidge Crescent, he was approached by a man on an [...]

11 of 40 drink drivers recidivists

By 9 August 2012

ACT Policing has warned that enforcement efforts to catch impaired road users will continue after 40 drink-drivers were apprehended over the past week (July 30 – August 5).
Twenty–eight of the 40 drink-drivers were caught over the weekend (August 3-5).
Of those apprehended, 22 were issued with Immediate Suspension Notices, while six were required by the conditions [...]

Have you seen David Abuoi?

By 9 August 2012

ACT Policing is seeking the assistance of the public to locate David Abuoi, a 35-year-old man missing since July 10.
David was reported missing to City Police Station by his cousin on Saturday (August 4), who was concerned for David’s welfare after not speaking with him for more than three weeks.
David is African in appearance, approximately [...]

Easy money at the Belco Coffee Club

By 9 August 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery at the Coffee Club in Belconnen Westfield yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, August 8).
At 5.35pm, a female employee was counting money after closing the café when a man walked behind the service counter. The woman tried to grab the money however the man pushed her aside and took the [...]

Mazda boy racers brought to book

By 9 August 2012

ACT Policing has arrested two more people following vehicle pursuits last Thursday (August 2).
Officers from the Criminal Investigations Property Crime Team arrested an 18-year-old Banks man and a 17-year-old Southside boy, after simultaneous search warrants were executed at properties in Banks and Isabella Plains early today (Wednesday, August 8).
Police will allege they were both involved [...]

$50k in cameras lifted from Bing Lee Fyshwick

By 8 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

ACT Policing is investigating a burglary at the Bing Lee store in Fyshwick, in which an estimated $50 000 of camera equipment was stolen.
Around 10.25pm on Monday (August 6), two offenders entered the store on Barrier Street through the roof of the building, and entered a secure room containing cameras and associated equipment.
The two offenders [...]

Alleged Kambah loser charged for primary school burg

By 7 August 2012

ACT Policing has arrested an 18-year-old Kambah man following an aggravated burglary last week.
Between 5.30pm Thursday, August 2 and 5.30pm Friday, August 3 offender(s) gained entry to a classroom at St Thomas Apostle primary school, Kambah.
A teacher at the school noticed several items had been taken from the room.
At 9am this morning (Tuesday, August 7) [...]

Psst! Wanna buy next year’s Trek bike?

By 7 August 2012

ACT Policing is investigating the theft of around 40 high-end bicycles in Fyshwick at the weekend.
Between 8pm Friday (August 3) and 9am yesterday (Monday, August 9) offenders broke into a secure trailer parked on Townsville Street, Fyshwick.
The offenders removed the 2013 model Trek brand bicycles from secure racks and loaded them into an unidentified vehicle.
Police [...]

2kg of weed found in Federal Highway clag up

By 6 August 2012

ACT Policing has seized an amount of cannabis following a search warrant on a vehicle in Watson last week.
Around 3pm on Friday (August 3), members of ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations and the Specialist Response Group conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle near the Antill Street and Federal Highway intersection in Watson.
Police executed a search [...]

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